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    September 16, 2010
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[bleep] >> what started this man's tirade. ♪ ♪ so many hings ♪ i've got to tell you 3 >> forget waiting in line. the new high-tech way you can audition for american iddl. good morning. welcome to fox 5 morning nnws on this thursday, september 11th. good morning, i'm megan gillilandd meteorologist steve fertig is here with us. >> i'm not going anywhere. >> you're nottgoing anywhere, you are here for the next two days. %-weekend.hoping to have a great might as well get the rain now. we need it badly.
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we are nottgging to get a whole lot. take a look at the temperature as you head out this morning,3 while it's dry, 66 degrees, certainly not too baddfor a ttmperature in baltimore. and ww look at the ky hd radar and right now increasing clouds ahead of what we hope to be, showers moving through. i say that because the frontal direction may be weakening as it comes our way and may be drying out a little bit. in the day and especialll laterr in the evening and we re back iito the nice weather for the weekend. the timing will be nice if we can get rain first. a chance of rain for the afternoon is evening. a great evening, and ww are keeping our eyes peeledd n the troppcal system karl, igo rorksd julia. i will telllyou about that. right now laaree cooke is here with the commute. >> reporter: thank you, steve. if you're traveling through the fort mac mchenry tunnel, no troubles to talk about if you'r3
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taking a look at the toll plaza, there's the big truck there. you're looking at an 8-minute ride from the toll plaza to 695 with a speed of 55 miles per hour. if you're traveling from the harbor tunnel nothhng to ggt in average speed of 54 miles per the northeast corridor of 95, from whittmarsh boulevvrd to tte beltway, you're looking at a 4-minute trip with an average speed oo 54 miles per hour. that's the traffic edge report. challenger gregg bernstein is ahead, but two days after the polls closed, the baltimore city state attorney's race is still too close to call. joel d smith is live at the %-count begins today for more tn 2,000 absentee ballots. joel s that enough to make a difference here. >> reporter: yeah, it definitely is. good morning, megan. good morning, everybody. special when you consider the incumbent, a fitc 15 year incum,
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is only down about 1300 votes. with 2 outtthere and 1300 behind -- 2,000 votes out there and 1300 behind it's a big deal..3 talkkng to election officials,3 they say 3600 democrats applied for these absentee ballots. about 2100 have been returned so far as the counting begins at 10:00 aam. bernstein these are the final -esults but heeis not claiming victory. the jessamy campaigg ii far from claiminconceding as well. as of yesterday only 97% of the -respress irchght!press inkprec. >> it could be human error. they leave it at the pooling
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place, they puutit in a supply bag.ú that is why the process is not complett until we get to the 100% mark. >> reporter: a lot of matter what the outcome is, this ii by far the most serious challenge for pat jessamy since she became baltimore's state attorney. bernstein haddthe support of the and the pollce union. jessamy was endorsed by many politians including elijah cummings. if you think this is taking too long, why aren't all the precincts in yet? elections don't receive all of the certifications officially until next wednesday. that is all the ime they have between thousand and then t nowl this done. joel d smith, fox 45 morning news. morninn news for continuing coverage of this story. we will talk to former police commissioner and radio host ee norris about the potential impact of having gregg bernstein
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as city state's attorney. that is cooing up later this hour. we do have a winner in the tight democratic race for baltimore county executive. wwth 100% of the precincts county council kevin kamenetz hasssecured the nominations with 52%%of the that vote. ccuncillan joe bartenfelder has conceded the race with 44% of that vooe. supporters at the campaign headquaaters and says he is now looking ahead. >> it's really time that we put our differences behind us and i reach out o eeeryone in baltimore county to heal our divisions, join together because once again, i believe that we will be democcats united. >> kamenetz will face formerr3 reppblican state delegate kkn holt in nnvember's general election. for the candidates it was a frustrating night as they waited electiin officials say it was
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after polls closed some workers -hutdown voting machines, locked ttem up and forgot to tally the tte issue was eventually fixed. former governoo bob ehrlich received the support of his %-republican primary. the brian murphy joinder ick at a gop rally and the two men shook hands there. murray said he decided o un for governor because he is fiscally conservative and and fees for marylanders. he voted ehrlich to keep the ú%atus quo for reason forgiving his endorsement. ehrlich used the rally to emppasize his cross over ability when it comes to attracting independent voters and democrats. stay with us for the latest3 results of the november elections. -o to the foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2010 icon in the news features there. a suspect in custody. it happened at a pharmacy at the
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loch raven shopping plaza. >> when the special police officcr engaged them, he saw the weapon, pulled ouu his service %-he did not strike anybbdy. it's believed that no one was struck. the two suspects left the store. they went on a brief foot chase. >> police are still looking for a second suspectt a swimmer is in serious condition this morning afterr3 being pulled from a pool in anne arundel county. thii was a the scene around 8:00 last night at the north burnie. aquatic center in glen life guards performed cpr after a 25 years old man was found unconncious underwater. investigators say that he had a seizurr in the pooo. he is being treated at baltimore, washington medical 15 baltimore city ú%rrectiin's fficers are administrative leave this morning as authorities investigate an inciddnt of alleged excessive force. ostledd with the departmen offi3
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public safety have not given ú%ecifics but ii happened late last month. no one was seriously hurt. officials say that ome of the people on leave were not directly involved but may have seennwhat appened. one person is dead and four others are rushed to the after county.llide ii anne arrndel emergency crewsswere called to route 295 at the hanover road over pass around 8:15 last night. when they arrived there, they found two vehiclesshad crashed into each other. a woman was pronounced dead at the scene. four others weet to ssock trauma to be treated for serious injuries. a few hoors later, there was another fatal crash. this one in prince george's county..3 police say around midnight an ambulance and an suv crashed on marlboro piie in forestville. the tww people in the suv were pronounced dead at the scene. the only peeple in the ambulance were two mmmbers of the prince george's fire department.ú they were taken to the hospital. the cause of both crashes remains under investigatiin.
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highhsyrup corn syrup wants a mmkeover. they are asking federal %-change the name of the product to corn sugar. corn syrup con suppletio consume 20 year low. history shows that a name change can increaseesales. ú%> i don't ive [bleep] >> what made him so angry a and the consequences f his rant. ú
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get in way over your head this weekend. the fort mchenry tunnel 5k run and walk is the world's largest underwater 5k race..3 meteorologist emily gracie is morning's hometown hot spot. good morning, emily. >> reporter: good morning, megan, it's not every day you get to runnunderwater. it's the ffrt mchenry tunnel run, second year if a row. this is all yoor idea. >> it's special olympics maryland, i stole the idea from the port authority that runs the lincoln tunnel run. it's a great idea to raise money for the disabilities. they have long been a supporter of sseeial olympics. this is our way of giving back a little bit. >> reporrer: youuran it last
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year. what is it like to run in a tunnel. >> we call it the greetest underwater event ever. we haveean exhaust fan in. we can bring fresh air and take exhaust out. there will be no traffic so there will be no exhaust. the tunnel is washed beforehand -nd it's a great way to see the inside of the fort mac mchenry outside of your car. it's sunday at 9:00 a.m. for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com/morning. it looks like perfect weather to ú%n through the tunnel even though you will be inside. you will still be feeling the outdoor air. 72 degrees at 9:00 a.m. on sunddy mmrning. dry condittons, sunny skies, it's going to be an absolutely gorgeous day for a run, steve. today not so bad for a run, eithhr. >> reporter: i got to ask you, i knoo you're a serious runner. what do you do a 5k or about. 18 minutes is a good time.
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>> 18 minutes that is megan gilliland's time. >> reporter: 72 degrees is what we have here for the weekend for the tunnel ruu. sky hd radar is looking dry. looking good for the time being. we hope that theerain mayybe moving in from the midwest.ú not for us, but we may still get some rumbles of thunder. otherwise, 56 degrees, northeast wind t knif 5 miles per hour. the hig low resssre begins to e where the high reesure was. 59 in oakland. now the front that is mooin mmvn our direction. high pressure moves off to the northeast to make way forrit. do not forget the outherly3 flow. that is going to bring more thaa front brings the shower chances for the afternoon hours foo the western part of the state and maybe for the northwestern part of the state for later this evening and tonight. most of hat activity is going to steer to the north s we
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don't get a whole lot of rain out of it, ww can use it,,but we get up to aacouple hundreds of an inch if we get any rain at %-we look forward tooa pretty weekend. meanwhile tropical storm karl, 53-mile-an-hour gusts headed to the eastern border of mexico. -t may beea category iv hurricaae before it makes landfall there. it won't make its way toward the u.s. coastline and neither will hurricane igor. withha category iv rating it's 144-miie-an-hour winds and to be moving toward bermudaa that area definitely under the gun, because as it moves to the west, it jogs to the north. there'' commute, the dot, watch as hurricane igor looks likke3 going over according to the commuter model. they will be bracing. for us, stronger rip currents, catergory ii hurricane, 104-mile-an-hour winds..3 this one is going to stay well in thh atlantic before coming close to the mainland.
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we're ffne ith that.3 as far as the forecast today, we are hoping for showers later in the day but the driest area will 85 degrees for the high. if you get any showers later tonight. %-to 30.le-an-hour winds gusting the wwnds will be picking upp that is something we will definitely ote. it will be a warmer day, too. we will get showers late in the aaternoon, the earliest heee, but probably more toward the evening or later than that with a rumble of thunder s well. back to the west, he best chance of showers and storms, actually 75 degrees for the high. that would come later in the afternoon. mostly cloudy skies, an evening shower or thunderstorm and then we start see things taper off and look forward to a pretty looking friday fternoon. 80 degrees for the high..3 ú%ok for the weekend, 80 and 822 monday 70 and 75 degrees. 80 on tuesddy and all with plenty of sunshine. for a look at what is happening on the roadways, we check in -auren cooke who has tte traffic edge. -auren. stevee well, the roods are looking nice and clear. we're looking at igh speeds on
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many of ouu main llnes as we check and take a lookkat the corridor where speeds are clocking at 45 miles per hour. if you're usinggthe beltway at parkville all is clear at harford road. no problems to report on the inner or outer loop. it should be an easy drive as you make the push toward the road. cars are moving along okay. you're looking attan 11-mmnute ride along the outer loop from if you're using the harrisburg expressway nothing to get in the way at warren roaa. hardly any cars there this morning. we are looking at a 5-minute3 ride from shawan oad from the beltway. -ll will e clear from 695 downtown other east fayette street. no problems to report, you're3ú looking at a 4-minutt ride through the fort mcheery tunnel. megan, back to you. thanks, lauren. still aheadd go to the front of the line. how you can audition ffr american iiol right in the comffrt of your own home.
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a florida parking3 enforrement agent admits to motorisss. aa we are told, tte whooe thing ú% all caught a cameraa >> [bleep] >> i have it on video. >> coy careless ♪ ♪ i don't give a [bleep] a guy like you ♪ ♪ yeah, i lost my temper see what that ssys. you don't even now hat that means. >> is barry who used to be volunteer as a parking
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enforcement officer, that is until this video got around delradelrey beach. >> it's bad for the people that come toovacation and bad for the people who just moved heree >> take that and shove ittup your [bleep] >> it's friday morning and andrea goes to workout on the beach is she parks her car. %--'m, like ey, uddy, wait a second. i don't have quarters. i didn'' know if i was staying or going. >> reporter: andrea ssys she was out of he car for 30 seeonds and all of a sudden she gets a ticket for being an an expired meter. peace and doeen't make a big deal out of it. obviously, the storey doess't her and harassed her, evenlowed though she admits that barry took back the ticket and never
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issued. >> several hours later, andrea's husband goes back to look for the parking atteedance officer? >> i aacordinggto my wife you were harassing her. durrng the conversation i said i'm going to get your job. >> reporter: with video rolling. >> i on't know what tte wood chuck means. i've never heard that before. andrea's husband wants to press charges. police are investigating. and the family now has an attorney. >> we're going to put the city on notice, you know it's really -ust putting them in a position they need to be aware of who is working for them. >> reporter: but barry has his side of the story. >> i lost mm temper. iibasscally told them, he was taunting me. you don't see that part of the the video of him sitting in the car tauntinggme. i should have walked away. %->> reporttr: you told me thaa
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you enjoyee doing this volunteer work and now that is gone. >> correct. ú%handed in my resignation. >> reporter: what would you >> actuality what i would like to say to them iffthis is all yyu have to do with your life i feee sorry. still ahead, bbcome a star the new high-techhway you can audition for american idol. and next, theebest city in our area o find a job.
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a warning from alan greenspan, rrsing home prices and the best place to find a job. we have all of the details in today's business brief.
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♪ >> after a rocky start on mixed manufacturinn news, the market gained momentum on wednesday as the dollar rebounded against the yen. the dow closed at 10,672. the nasdaq closed 11 points nearly 4 points. warns the americans of tte looming deficit. the long time tax cut advocate says he is in favor of raising taxes.ú greenspan also recommends the government step back from trying to stimulate the economy and lee the market sort itself out. while predictions of home sales remain gloomy, there's positive news in california. home prices are rising across the state in the lasttfour months. it's twice the national average. analysts say the price increase reflects a an crease in thee number of home buyers, and prices had gone down so hard and so fast. employment in the district of cclumbia is out pacing all
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other states. according to the index job postings are up by 6% from last year. ú%at means there's better odds in d.c. you wiil land a job with of jobs of 116. still ahead, it's back on the menuunow. starbucks.ú and i'm joel d smith, live down at the board of elections s with counting going on in here
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good morning, you're taking a beautiful look at downtown. the sun is starting to come up over the tower. it looks likeeit might be a little windy out there. we will check in wth that in a little bit. welcome back to fox 45 morning news. i'm megan gilliland. meteorologist steve fertig is here to let us know if the wind is chilly in the air. -s it cold. >> it's milder than we typically ú%uld be at this time. we drop to the low 500. >> that seems cold. >> but it's milder and it will in the mid-80s. tte chanceeof rain is there and we need it ba badly. at the bus stop, 64 degrees and not a bad temperature. partly cloudy skies, also not bad, but clouds will increase as i said, and you can see temperatures starting at 66 in baltimore and there's cooler temperatures to the north and
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west in hagerstown in the upper 50s. as we look to the northwest, we are hoping to make the showers the way in here. %-we could use it.antttheerain may be a little thunder and the winds picking up a little bitt3 this afternoon at 10-20 iles per houu and gusting higherment we will take a look at rest of the weekend forecast and we will check on the tropics that have become more active in just a bit. right now lauren cooke has a >> reporter: as we look at providence road, you will notice no problems to report whatsoever. it should be an easy ride as you mmke the push toward 83. as you are traveling along the outer loop froom83 to 795, you're looking at a 9 minute 20 withhan average speed of 50 miles per hour. 795 to 95, that will take yoo 13 minutes, anddyou're looking t an averagg speed of 54 miles per hour. all is clear from whitemarsh boulevard to the beltway, you're looking the a 4-minute trip with an average speed of 54 miles per hour.
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megan, back to you. attorney's race is still too close to call. right now challenger gregg bernstein leadd 15 year incumbent pat jessamy, but more than 2000 votes still hanggin the balanne. joel d smith is live at the board of elections where the absentee ballots will be counted today. good morning, joel. >> eporter: good morning, -he absentee balloos could make all the difference. they are expected to start counting on those here in a few hours, maybe at 10:00 a.m. this morning. the board of eeections technically has until the the election. still a lot of people are3 commlaining that it's takiig too long to get the results. they want them now. let's look at a few reasons that there might be for this. we talked to the board of say there were 3600 absentee
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ballots requested by the democrats. 3100 of them have been returned so far. that is enough to change the outcome of the election, since bernstein's lead is 1300 votes. bernstein agrees with the final results but he is not laimingg3 victory. conceding as well. they are questioning the accuracy of the vote. only 97% of the precinct had been counted. >> no ppoblems at all, other than rumors, maybe that things are missing, nothing is missing. everything is accounted for. >> reporter: the samm official did say -- that same official said ta there had been somm problems people reporting3 right away. a lot of inexperienced. they hired 2,000 for one day to doesn't always workkthat way. this is the most serious challenge to pat jessamy since she became the baltimore state
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attorney. police union and he commissioner. jessamy had the support of the several politians including3 eliiah cummings. it could change the election if all of the votes go to one side. be, but the count starts today in a few hours. we're live downtown, joel d stay tuned for fox 45 morning nnws for continuing coverage of this story. weewill talk to former police commissioner and radio host ed norris about the potential impact of having gregg bernstein that is coming up later this hour. tight democratic race forún the baltimore county executive. %-repprting. the prrcincts county councilman kevin kamenetz hasssecured the nomination with %-the councilman joe bartenfeldr has conceded the race with 44% of the vote. kamenetz met with supporters at
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his campaign headquarters and says he is now lookinggahead. >> it's time that we put our differences behind us and iú reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal our division, puul in together3 because once again i believe united. >> kamenetz will face former republican state delegate ken holt in november's general election. for the candidatee it was a3 ffustrating night as they waited on slow returns. election officials say part of that problem was human error. after the polls closed someú workers shutdown the machines and forgot to tally the votes inside. click on the vote 2010 icoo in the news features section. it's been two years since the murder of former city couucclman kennharris. and now the trial into his death
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is underray it's becoming clear that witness' memories are anything but. the ttree witnesses seen here were all face to face with ken harris' killer bbt none of them can say with certainty that charles mcganey, gaay collins and jerome williams are the men who did it. their testimony contradictory from the number of shots they %-suspects that carried out the crime. >> everyone is assuming that the people out in the front of the bar were the people inside of the bar were the people that at some point went behind the bar. >> the statt is banking on surveillance video and dna -vidence to convince jurors thht mcganey, collins and williams are guilty. back in january of last year, commissiooer fred bealefeld tied the dna to this mask. witnesses saa that the suspect wore that mask on the night of
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the murder. first on fox, wooms and we are not talking about the gummy kind were found in candy at a gift store at one of baltimore's most refound hospitals. 14-year-old scarlet went to john she purchased reese's cups from the gift store. she ate one and got sick. >> there wereeholes on top of the reese'' cup and there were worms ccming out on the top. they were swwrling arrund in the reese's cup. my brother opened up the second one and there was also one in there. >> hopkins says it has remooed the candies from its shop. the hershey company did rellase. quote, it has been our experience that infestationn typically occurs during gri di !
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distribbtion or storage after it leaaes our control. scarlet was diagnosed with food poisoning and her father has a woman was attacked by bed bugs and now she is suing a ccckeysville partment complex.3 she moved in 2008. a year later she discovered me had bed bugs like the ones you can see here. she moved out bbt is suing he complex for $100,000 claiming ú%e managers knew about a bed bug infestation ong before her complaints. >> in maryland when there's person injury, there's recovery ú%r mental anguish and believe me she suffered. having bed bugs is an ore deal. it can overwhelm a person. >> we tried to contact the managers at briar cllff but they couldn't be reached for comment. new season, new judges,,and a new way tt audition for in celebration of the 10thh3
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kids are back in school and you know what ha that means. wednesday. it's ow back in session. if you would like your kid to be a part of our weather kid program. principal send the nomination to 2,000 west 41st street, here in baltimore, 21211. or go to foxbaltimore.com and if they are chosen, they will be working with meteorollgist stev3 fertig and helping him out there in the weather center. let's go see how he is doing. sunnlasses and n umbrella may not be a bad thing because we make off with a little bit of sunshine megan and then a chance of some showers, though it is not going to be as much as we can use taking a look at the hd airadar. it's looking like a dry start to the day and that may, "mayynot change depending if the rrnt that comes from the west will change. the severe risk area to the west
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is not an issue. we may hear rumbles f thunder. east northeast wind at 5 miles per hour. dew point is at 59 so that number has to climb a little bit as ww get more moisture moving in from the south. at 56 degreee is the temperature in baltimore but warmer in d.c. at 69. a little bit cooler to the north and west, 58 up in hagerstown and out in oakland, 59 deggees there.ú here is what we have, theemajor rain it's the frontal boundarr that is trailing the low pressure center moving north and east. asswe get the low pressure moving from the south that may get in rain. we don't expect a lot. 100 or a few inches of rain. the north centtal part is of the state and we move behind looking for a pretty weekend. even though we can use some rain. we all like temperatures arounn 70 degrees and sunny. that's what we're going to get for this weekend. the best chhnce of rain comes3
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today. meanwhile there's tropical activity in the bay of campeche. with 63-mile-an-hour gusts that coastline of mexxco. it may become a category 1 hurricane.ú bbfore it does t's not moving near the uus. coastline. and hurricane igor also not gettinn neaa the u.s. coastline. cat gorcategory iv, a major hur. we're watching that dot near ú%rmuda. straiking right for ii. -- tracking right for it. -he people in bermuda are moreú concerned of a direct hit. catergory ii hurricane julia is the east. as it moves north, it stays far away from the u.s. mainland. here is what we haae as far as the forrcast today in the the high temperature, 85 and %-south wind at 10-15 miles per
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hour. gusting to 30 miles per. there's the chanceeof seeing more sunshine. we do have the clouds and we don't see a whole lot of rrin expected for the centrallpart. we get in the afternoon orú evennng or maybe thereafter, 86 for the high and al and a littld in the afternoon. 79 degrees, cooler there, the ssuthwess ind at 5-15 miles per hour. could be thunder, too. 56 degrees for the overnight llw. maybe evening showers or thunderstorms could be later than that, then thh skies begin to clear out and thh breezy conditions give way to calmer conditions for tomorrow as we look forward to aller. 80 for saturday and 82 on sunday. nice weekend. 77 on monday, 80 and 855on tuesday and wednesday so not a whole lot of charnse chances fon witness we get past today. traffic edge. lauren. >> reporter: thank you, steve. we do have our first ccident of the morniig, it's in anne
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arundel county right on the 97 at general hiihway.terstate for those f you heading into %-along the southbound lanes of5 at the fort mchenry tunnel toll plaza. we're dealinn with congestion on the west side of thh beltway at old court road checking in and takinn a liveelook. noticed outer loop is starting to slow. speeds are clocking in at 24 miles per hour there. as we are traveling the beltwayú here ii a live look at harford road.ú volume s staating to pickkup, it will get heavier as you move toward towson. for those of you traveling the harris expressway, no problems to report, it's wide open. you'rr loo looking at a quiik ú
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nvestigators say the man whoodied in the gas station fire in frederick last november set that blaze himself.
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-ire officials say 26 years old ainsly gordon of germantown doused his car with 12 gallons oo asolineeand ignited off of a ssationnof inttrstate 270.3 an ambulance and an suv crashed leaving two people dead. it happened on marlboro pike. thh two people ii theesuv were pronounced dead at the scene. the two people in the ambulance were the members of the firee3 department. starting today, you will have one more option at the drive through. starbucks is reversing its decision to take the smallest size ddink off the menu and is putting the tall drink sizes back on the board. a ttansition of power could be on the way in baltimore citt. the final absentee ballots are being counted but it aapears 15 year incumbent patricia jessamy gregg bernstein of the bernstein
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came out of nowhere. holling her largely responsible for the crime in baltimore.%whae city state attooney's office mean for the city? talk show host and former pplice commissioner ed norris joins us. >> are you surprised that all of this is taking place. p> yes and more. %-african-american woman inu baltimore city. bernstein is widely known. however, i was sayinggoo the air thaa at anytime that she made people realll angry and tired of the situation in baltimore city. >> givvn ow her cammaign wws, transition be. >> reporter: i thhnk ittwill be fairly smooth, because if you have a police commissioner that went out on a limb on the
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bernstein sign on the yard. if she won there'ssno relationship between the police garment and th!!department. >> i'm not oing to be a rubber stamp for the police department. ú%ey have to do my job and they have to do their jjb.3 it's not my fault thattwe can't prosecute those cases. >> reporter: she is known as at new york city had 7 prosecctors, 5 bore owessand two u.s. attorneys. they were all independent. we all gootalong fairly well. there's no reason to not get along. >> what would gregg bernstein havv to do immediately n that office to start makingg hanges to follow-up on some of thee3 things that hh campaiined on. >> shake it up. get rid of the office, that has been uudermining the police departtent as far as i can see.
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i would get them out about 5 seconds after taking office of the and then start with the the chiefs to see who s on board. >> does he have to install new policies or does he haae to improve on some of he thingg3 that are lready. >> you don't throw evvrything out. i don't believe in ttat. want it. nnt good. take what is good and keep it, stop prosecuting homicidee when there's one witness. and he obviously hhd this reporr of the citizens..3 it seems like he will have the support of the police department as well. >> the endorrement, he endorsed him and the police commissioner. i think that it's a good tting for the people oo baltimore. >> thank you. you can hear h ed norris monday through friday from
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>> unless you tuun the heat down in your whole house and use a space heater in one or two rooms, you won't see much of a saving. insulation in the attic is aafar better way to cut the energy costt. this is james andrews. -p coming up in our 7:00 hou, did she really say that? the choice words first lady michelle obama apparently had to say about her job.ú %-downtown at the board of elections where the counting ú%ing done in here today could -hange one of the big races in baltimor what this droid does will change how you do movies. with blockbuster on demand, this does hit films on a 4.3-inch screen so big, the way you see them will never be the same.
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good morning, welcome to fox 45 morning news. today is ttursday, september 16th. i'm megan gilliland. patrice harris has the morning off, but meteorologist steve fertig is here with us this morning to let us know what we're goiig to feel today, tomorrowwand the weekend. we're hoping to feel some raindrops.
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>> we need rain and we have a chance of some rain. rain. this is the only chance because after this it will be sunny and 80 degrees. >> how horrible..3 how are ww oing to deal with this? temperatures very comfortable at the bus stop. 54 degrees anddpartly cloudy skies, turning cloudy. warmer in the metro areas and salisbury at 66 degrees, and then you have the cooler air to the northwest. hagerstown, 56 and 59 at oakllnd. showing the clouds increasing and setting the stage for some of that rain which is ii he midwest mfg out o moving out ofd into our area this afternoon.3 that will give us plenty ofú sunshine for the weekend and comfortable conditions. the rain possibly late afternoon or evening, 82 at 6::0 p.m. after getting o the high of 86 -t about 3 or 4:00 in he afternoon. what is happening on the roads as you head out this morning?
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here is lauren cooke with the answer and the traffic edge. lauren. >> reporter: thank you, steve. we are dealing with our first accident of the morning. it's in anna runne arundel count -he lanes of 97. a little north, there at 100, you can see cars are moving along just fine on oth the northbound and southbounddlanes. if you are traveling the cleareddfrom the fort mchenryust tunnel, no delays to talk about from to the beltway. a high average sseed of 55 miles per hour. we are dealing with a bit of congestion on the west side off3 the beltway from 795, we're lookinggat a 16-minute ide wit3 an average speed. the congestiin is 95 to 83, that will ttke you 13 minutes, there's you're looking at an spreed of 47 miles per hour. ú%at's the traffic edge report. megan, back to you. right now challenger ggegg
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bernstein is ahead, but two days after the polls close, the baltimore city state attorney is still too cluesst close close t. joel d smith is at the board of elections where the bsentee ballots need to be counted. is that enough to make a difference. >> it's on a 1300 vote deficit ú%r the 15 year incumbent trailing bernstein by that much. with 2000 votes still to be coonted today is a big day. there's no way to declare a winner..3 that is why both sides are talking about this race and loog to get resultt in. the board of elections say there were 3600 absentee ballots that were asked for by the voters. it oesn't mean there were that many turned in. so far 2100 were turned in. bernstein says he is pleased with the final results. issnot claiming a victory yet,
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too close for that. the jessamy campaign is the same way. they're not saying it's over but they're not conceding either. some of are questioning the accuracy of the count. yesterday only 97% of the presss precincts were counted. ú%it could be human error, they leave them at the polling place. they put them in a supply bag. that is why the process is not complete until we get to the the outcome this is the most serious challenge for pat jessamy since she became the baltimmre state attorney. bernstein has the support of the baltimore commissioner and the police usio union here. the county will start at 10 -- the counting will starr at 10:00 a.m. it may seem like that is taking
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- long time. keep this in mind, the board of septembee 22nd to finalize the reports. they will have a econdary count %-they will find out later toda. joel d smith, fox 45 mornnng news! this morning we have a winner in the tight democratic rrce for baltimore county with 100% of the press inchts -s precincts reporring, kevin kamenetz has won the nomination. kevin kamenetz met with his sspporters at his campaign headquarters and says it's time to look head,. it's timm to put our diiferences behind us. i reach out to everyone in baltimore county to heal our divisions and once again i hope
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we will be democrats united. >> kevin kamenetz will face holt on on the november election. elections officials say that part of the slow returns of hue after polls closed, workers shutdown the voting machines and locked them up and forgot to tally the votes iiside. the issue was fixed. stay with us for the latest on the november elections. just go to foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2010 icon inn3 the news features section. emergency crews were called to route 295 at the hanover road pass around 8::5 last night. when they arrived on the scene they found two vehicles had %-a woman was pronounced dead at the scenement four others went ú% shock trauma to be treeted for serious injury.
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we have new information just fftal crash that killed three people in prince george's county. police say around midnight an ambulance anddan suv crashed on marlboro pike inestville when the suv was speeding down the road in the wrong direction. the ambulance swerved to avoid it, but the suv side swiped the ambulance beforr crashing into a brick wall. the three people in the suv wwre pronounced dead at the scene. %-ambulances compartment was jut torn off. luckily the only people in the ambulance were two members of the prince george's fire department. they were taken to the hospital3 it's been two years since councillan ken harris and now that the trial into his death is that witnesses mmmories are anything bbt. the three witnesses seen here were all face to face with
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harris' killer, but one of them -an say with certainty thaa charles mcganey, gary collins, and jerome williams are the men %-theii testimony was contradictory from the number of shots they recall hearing to the number of suspects who carried out the crime. >> everybody is assuming thatú the people out in front of the bar were the ppople inside of the bar, were the peeple who at some point went behind the bar. i don't agree with that. >> the state ii banking on surveillance video and dna evidence to convince jurors that mcganey, collins and williams ú%e guilty. ú%ck in january of last year, police commissioner fred bealefeld, tied jerome williams see there. witnesses say that the shooter was wearing that mask on the night of he murder. investigators say that the man ho died in a fire frederick himself. gordon of germantown doused his
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and ignited it.ú it happened at an exxon station off of innerstate 270. investigators have ruled out all have youuseen the new billboard downtown that criticizes the city for under funding police and fire union. the department put is along president street. take a look. it reads police and fire are standing by city residents despite city hall turning its they're upset that he city has changeddtheir pension plans, increasing the age of eligibility and years off3 service. retirees much.payments for some mormuch. more than 1,000 workers at the sparrow mills work could be out of a job. the union president says the bank owner will move into idle operations. if the plans move forward. up to 1200 employees will be looking for work. they have not made the final decision of the layoffs yet. is the first lady fee up
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with her job? the new book that claims that answer is yes. the fort mchenry tunnel where the northbound tube is filled sunday it will be
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meteorologist emily gracie is live with all of the details in this morning's hometown hot spot. emily did you do your warm up yet.ú in the tunnel.yeah, just not you never get chance to run through the fort mchenry tunnel, but you get a chance on sunday.ú the second year coming up.
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we will talk witt chief, who ran it last year and you are running it this ear. whattis it like to run in the tunnel. >> every dayypeople get an opportunity to run outside. this is annopportunity to run through he tunnel. you get to go over 100 feet underneath the water. it's just an awesome experience. the runners last yeer thought it %->> reporter: we have the academy classswarming up ack here. they are all running this weekend. >> absolutely and they're singing and it's going to entertain all the runners going through. proceeds go? >> the proceeds go to special olympics. lasttyear we had over 1,000 runners and earned over $40,000 and we're hoping to do better the tunnel tube sunday at %-for more information log on to foxbaltimore.com/mmrning and a gorgeous day to run. i think i will join in here.
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72 degrees for that 9:00 a.m. temperature. it's oing to be gorgeous. steve are you going to warm up. >> reporter: thanks, emily. bb careful fiihting crime also. here is what it looks like out there right now. we're looking at a dry start to the day. it would be a crimeeif we didn't get some rain. that frontal boundary brings a chance of showers and we definitely need it. 66 degrees, mmstly cloudy, northeast winds at 8 miles per hour. 66% relative humidity, and 69.09 66 degrees and it's dry right now. baltimore is a little warmer than average this time of year, 68 degreessin washington d.c. and 66 in salisbury. weehead north and west, and it's 69 in oakland and this is what may bring us the rain. we got a southerly flow by the way behind high pressure which is off to the east. that high pressure center ill makeeroom for the next frontal boundary to come our way. between us, the winds will pick
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up, so check the winds to get the moisture thht sets the stage for rain, it may move into the western counties for later this afternoon as he coal front -- the cold front pproaches. yoo can see it everywhere -- we cannuse the rain everywhere in the statee bbt ii that will come in the late night hours and we will dry out for tomorrow. here is what is not dryinggout. we got tropical storm karl that is moving through the bay of campeche. -2--mile-annhour winds. and this may become hurricane karl before it makes landfall on obviously bears watching for the folks here. for us, though, in the united states itself, the coastline will not affected, it looks like in any great respect. as far assigor, a major hurricane, category iv with 144 miles per hour gusting to 178 miles ppr hour. as you watcc its tracking, it's going to move to the west and then transfer to the north as it moves along here toward the
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weekend. but in the line of fire is the %-shows that little dot.ser view that is bermuda and it's right in the line of its movement as you can see. so the folks there obviously bracing for us it's stronger currents and riptides. again, it's the coastline is not affected by that. certainly not affected by julia with a catergory ii hurricane. as ii tracks well to the east as it moves north. so thattis far away from the u.s. mainland. as far as ur temperatures around here, eastern shorr, you comfootable 85 degrees. mostly clear skies early and3 parrly cloudy later, but it will be windy and in fact gusting to 30 milessper hour later in the day. the central part of the state, we will get windyyin the afteenoon. the shower chaace right side there, but we're ot lookiig at a lot of rain. we will climb to 100 or a couple ú% hundreds of an i hav inch of. 79 the western part of thh state %-evening showers orees, some thunderstorms, winds up 10-20
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but stilllbreezy. things shape up nicely as far as the forecast for the weekend. look at this, later on friday, we see plenty of ot air and high pressure building back in which brings us a lot of sunshine. 80 and 82 for saturday and sunday. %-80 and 85 for the thursday and ú%dnesday still wwth mainlyú%cl. as far as what is happening on the roadways. we nned to check innwith the expert on that matter anddhere is lauren cooke with the traffic edge. lauren? >> reporter: thank you, steve. well, we do have two accidents in harford county. one in the street na is going to be on route 136. and another in bel air right on route 24 at plum industr tree r. if you're on the northeast corridor of 95, wiil you expect slow speeds as you make your way to whitemarsh. only looking t 30 miles pee hour along he whitemarsh lane. it's going to be slow, a the beltway. if you're using 695, here is a look at the parkville area where you can see the outtr loop is starting to crowd.
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do expect a slow ride as you make the push toward providence ú%ad. as for the west side of the %-good bit of congestion here. we're looking at a 17-minute ride from 795 to 95. county you want to watch out for ray crash at route
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new this morning, one of men channel building in silver springs talks about the incident publicly.3 chris wood told oprah that he and the security guards tried to communicate with eaah other before leaving the building. james lee held three people hostage earlier this month, none of them werr hurt. he was fatally shot by police.
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former baltimore raven and current football analyst sharp is taking time off from commentatinn a little bit. an atlanta woman rrtained the temporaryyrestrainiig order. she claimee that sharp forced her to have sex with her and threatened her life. >> sharp will step back from the a newwbook reveals what michelle obamm thinks about they ar!!herjob and it's not too goo. she is not too happy with being first lady. ú%ndra endo joins u!us to talk about the alleged comments and these are allegedy. >> reporter: this is what is in the carla's book. she is writing about a conversatiin that she had with michelle obama. she says this conversation took place at the white house during an official visit of her husband
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with president obama. michelle obama was thought abbut what shh taught about her position as thh president's wifee michelle obama, rereplied, it's don't ask. i ccn't stand it. this is all alleeed from the french lady's new new book out. and michelll obama is widely popular here in the u.s. she has taken quite a few causee, and sustainable farming. she has done a lot of initiatives that are popular with commonnfolks here, every day people and as you know she is an accompllshed person on her own right. at princeton and harbor was a lawyer and hospital administrator as well. clearly there's two sides offthe coin, but maybe, perhaps, carla3 booney's book says that she may feel confined in this role, but again this is all part of her new book the french first lady.
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the book is out soon in stores. >> you are talking about her popularity a little bit, if this is ttue or not, do you think this could hurt her popularity or what they think about her. >> there's people who re going to talk about the first lady or suspecc -- there was some rumbling before that, of course, in an every day common person going to the white house and being confined with regulations and even the president himself has admitted that it is confiiing being the president the uuited states with all the securitt. when in fact, before they were just every day people who could go to the store, go out for a jog and just not have to deal with all the hassle of security. so, again, there's just two sides of the coinn ere. obviously, thrust in the position of eeng at the white restrictiins. >> it's a full-time job. sandra endd. thank you very much. a not so sweet surpriss. what one littte girl ended up wiih after buying a candy --
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buying some candy from a gift job at hon jon hopkins. in a botched abortion, the call3 to action pro life actiiities are taking tt the state droiiiid. what this droid does will change how you do web connections. this creates a mobile 3g hotspot, powerful enough to fuel multiple devices at will.
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group of pro lifers wants charges filed againss several doctors involved in a botch add books thaedabortion thattalmostn 18--ear-old woman her life. dr.the doctor brought her to the maryland to perform the on thh abortion. during he abortion, serious complications caused them to drop the woman attthe hospital. jack aims from defend life ss3
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here with us. >> iiknow that this is something that you believe ii. yyu were in annapolis talking %-what were you trying to do there? >> we are trying to get the attorney general and the state attorney of the cecil county where thii botched abortion was taken o on. we want them to take action against the doctors and the owner of the abortion clinic. wwat he is doing, and these abortionist are at the bottom of the medical barrel. they're the ones that can't et any jobs anywhere else. nicoll riley comes to maryland every other day from new york city. this is how bad she is. army. she committed fraud. she served a year at ffrt 11
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worth penitentiary, and then she decided to pursue a career in ú%dicine. she failed her boards the first three times. this a person who is coming to maryland to perform late term abortions under a doctor who is not even licensed. >> we haven't confirmed those allegatiins just yet but she has been suspended for the botched abortion. do ou think that -- what kind of criminal harges do you think >> attempted murder or essential manslaughter. >> what about dr. brigham, he has beee issued a cease and desist order to noo practice again. the same thing for him? >> absolutely. >> what actions are you going to be taking now for that to happen. >> we are going to be urging tte state attorney of the cecil county as well as the state attorney of maryland to do what they should be doing and pursue criminal actions against these abortionist. >> weewill see as this story
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continues. thank you for comingg thank you, meggn.3 -p mmking nice, following the results of tuesday's primary electionn. why republican brian murphy is supporting his former challenger -ob ehrlich. %-smith, downtown at the city board of elections, up nextti will tell you why the
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my commute home to the eastern shore every night only takes an hour but that's more time than congress spends reading massive spending bills, it's crazy. that's why i wrote a law that requires 72 hours to read every bill. i read the big bills and i said no. no to the $3 trillion budget, no to the bank bailout, and no to the health care bill. at home you would never pay a bill without reading it neither should congress. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message because i'm proud to be ranked one of the most independent members of congress.
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welcome back to fox 45 morning newss on this thursday, i'm megan gilliland closing in on that weekend, but before we get there, i have to deal with the rainshowers. let's check in with meteorologist steve fertig and
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see how many sprinkles. >> i was going to say much-needed. >> we are not going to get much if aaything at all, megan. here is what we have at the bus tte state.errwhere else around we have temperatures that are comfortaale or above average. 66 degrees in hagerstown ass we- and we will warm up into the 80s. hopefully that will be coming our way thanks to the cold front that will be bringing in our ddrection. a chance of rain in the afternoon and evening. that front will hold togetter and bring us a littll bit more. a chance of rain for the afternoon and evening. a great weekend thereafter with a lot of sunnhiie. we are keeppng an eye on the tropics thht are becoming more active. i will tell you where they are heaaed in just a few minutes.ú right now lauren cooke has the traffic edge. >> reporter: we're dealing with two accidents at route 136
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and another in bel air on route 24 at palm tree road. if you're using the northeast corridor of 95, you do want to -xpect slow speeds traveling through whitemarsh.ú taking a look at the north of the beltway, you can see the beltway moving along snow. you''e looking at a 13--minutee3 -ide with an average speed of 27 miles per hour. unfortunately the volume will continue as you hop on to the beltway, from 95 to 83. that is going to take you 17 minutes. %-average speed f 17 miles per hour. no relief as you head wwst from with an average speed of 37 miles per hour. that's a traffic edge report. megan, back to you. the baltimore city state attorney's race is still oo close to call. challenger gregg bernstein leaas 15 year incumbent pptricia jessamy by mmre than 1300 votesú
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but more than 2,000 votes still hang in the balance. board of elections where the couuted. >> reporter: it could be a big day as the absentee ballott will be counted starting at 10:00 aam. they have until the 22nd to certify the results and send them into the annapolis. they have the time but stiil people are wondering why take so much time to take the official results. we talk to the board of elections about this and got some answers. they said 3600 folks on the democratic side asked for ab absentee ballots. 2100 have been returned so far. outcome of the election. bernstein's leads is only 1300 -otes. he is pleasee with the ffnal resulls but he is not claiming victory. jessamy camp is far from
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conceding. yesterday only 97% of heú %-rumors, maybe that things aren missing. nothing is missing, everything >> reporter: this is still bb far the most serious challenge to pat jessamy since she became the baltimore's state attornny. berrstein has he support of the police union.sioner and the the counting begins on the absentee ballots at 10:00 this morning but once again they have until next wednesday to certify the results. if there's any challenges, considering that it's still only thursday. there's a week to make ny the starting o start of the cout at 10:00. we do have a winner in the
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tight democratic race for county executive. county council man kevin kamenetz has secured the nomination with goo peecent of . kamenetz met with his supporters at his camppign headquarters yesterday and says he is looking ahead. will he face former republican state delegate ken holt in november's general election. former governor bob hrlich receives the support of his biggeet challenger in the republican primary. brian measure 7 murppy at a gopd the two men shook hands there. murphy said he decided to run for governor because he is fiscallyyconservative and doesn'ttbelieve in raising taxes and fees for marylanders. as a chance to emphasize his cross overrability when it comes over to attracting independent
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voters and democrats. stay with fox 45 for the latest informatiin on the november elections. just go to foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2000 it be icon ii the -- 2010 icon in the news features ection. a man is shot in northwest baltiiore. it happened at 1:00 this morrinú at sta stay ford stay ford strr. >> police found a victim shot in the stomach. in word on a suspect. after aa armed security guard opened fire during a robbery. it happened at the pharmacy at the loch raven shoppinggblaze a. >> reporter:!!!plaza. >> reporter: when the police engaged him he pulled out his service weapon and ffred multiple shots to disable the suspect. heedid nnt strike anybody. he believes that no one was struck. the two suspects left he store and wentton a brief foot chase. -p>> police are still looking fr a second suspect.
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a this was a scene at about 8:00 last night at the north life guards performed cpr after a 25 years old man was found unconscious underwater. %-pool.a seizure while in the he is being treated in3 washington baltimore medical center. 15 correcttonal officers are administrative leave as authorities investigate them in an incident of alleged excessive force. officials with the department of public safety have not provided the specifics just yet, but they do ssy it happened late last month and innolved a detainee at the city detentiin center. no one was seriousll hurt. officials say that some of the people on leave were not directly involveddbut may have seen what happened. first oo fox, worms and we are not talling about the gummy
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gift store n one of baltimore's most rofounded hospitall. 14 year-old scarlet jeeferson went to the john opkins outpatient enter for a routine examm she purchased mini reese's cups from the gift store. she ate one and got sick. >> it had holes inside the top of the reese's cups, there were worms swirling around making holes in the reese's cup.3 my brother opened up the 3rd one and there was one in there. >> hoppins says it has removed the candies from its shop. the hhrshey company has made this statement, it has beennour experience that infestation occurs duriig distribution or storage after products leave our control. poisoniig. her father has hired n attorneú
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to look into the accident. a baltimore oman ays she was attacked by bed bugs. amber has moved into the bryer clip apartments back in 2008. about a year later is when she discovered she had bed bugs like the ones you see rawling around right there. she eventually moved out and is now suing the complex for $100,000 claiming that thh managers knew about a bed bug infestation long before her complaint..3 >> in maryland, when there's a personal innury, there'' recovery for meetal anguish. believe me, sheesuufered. >> we tried contacting the managers but they couldn't beú reached for comment. baltimore native, red zapaa is getting a permanent honor. we got a sneak peek of it on3 wednesday. the official dedication is set
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for sunday. coming up, finding time o breathe during the busiest days, time management tips to make sure you have not running on empty. here is a live look at the west side of the beltway where we're dealing with quite a bit ú% congestion. i will show you what some of the everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period, particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax.
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it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely. more car for less money by shopping at carmax. now more than ever the smart choice is carmax. the way car buying should be.
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welcome back, 7:43 on this thursday morning. dry conditioos right now, we are hoping we could see some rain around here which we need. what we are ooking at the3 ssowers around the area. severe weather there, not here, making rumbles of thunder here, but steer the weather further points west. we hope that the rain some, the frontal bon ddoa i boundary bouo
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diminish. winds are picking up out of the northeast at 8 miles per hour. expect to see the number climb as well as the dee point which is at 59 indicating more moisture movinggfrom the south. 68 in d.c., 66 in salisbury,,3 warmer than average for thhs time of year at this hour. ú% hagersttwn 56, oakland at 59 degrees there. %-as high pressure moves to the to mooe in and we will see that we''e goiig to vi i have a more southerly flow. the winds will increasing if the showers increasing in thence of afternoon. you seeehere, 4:00 for the western most part of the state, eventually it moves further east but only slightly to the3 norrhern part of the state. a lot of moisture is expected to shift ttward the north and east, we're hoping to see more ut of but behiid the frrnt we get real
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nice conditions for the weekend. like we will be stuck with 80 degrees and sunny skies. again, it will be a nice weekend. we hoping to gee some rain out of this front pushing through. meanwhile we're going to get more than just rain in mexico. off the yucatan peninsula are is tropical storm karl. and gusting to 63, it could become a category 1 hurriiane as it makes its way onshooe. we're looking further points3 east is another tropical syytem that is hurricane igor. category iv hurricane, 144 miles per winds gusting to 178. mainland. in the line of fire..3 we get closer and there you see it better. it's going to move right over berruda. again, the folks right in the line of things. meanwhile we may get rip %-this weekend and waves.shore
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eye on her, too, a catergory ii hurricane, but julla is gging to stay well out in the atlantic, but theeu.s. mainland and even bermuda is going to e sparee from that one. getting to 85 degrees mostly sunny. the winds at 10-15 miles per hour gusting to as hhgh as 0 and almost the same for the central parttof the state and the temperature warmer later afternoon, and the westernnpart of the state for the showers. to 66 degrees, mostly cloudy skies, it could be a shower or thunderstorm arrund before we start to see drier airrbegin to move in. tomorrow looking real nice, 80 degrees and mostly sunnn for 80 and 82 for the weekend withú plenny of sunshine,,77 monday and 80 and 85 for tuesday and still plenty of sun there then. what is happening on thh roadways. lauren cooke hassthe traffic
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edge. >> reporter: if you are in hard forharford county, we re g with a bit of congestion on the main liness we're looking at 28 miles per hour moving through whitemarsh as we check in and take a live look. this is going to be the west side of the beltway where we're dealing a good bit of congestion. if you're travelinggto 695 through the parkville area, checking in and taking a livee3 look at harford road, you will notice the outer loop is going -oab slow. to be slow. that lun!! will continue. as you can see it's wide open but it will slow down as you makk your way from padonia road on the beltway. 665 to downtown. those of you traveliig in anne arundel county, you want to watch out for a crash long the route 138. that's the traffic edge report.
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megan, back to you. thank youu lauren. still ahead, fiiding a comfortable balance between word, home life, and a social life. an expert is here in our studio for ourrtake action thursday. if you haav a question about time management, our phhne lines are open right now, give us a call at (410)481-4545. or yyu an send us a twwet at fox baltimore or go through our
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because they had all become lactose intolerant. call geico and see how much you could save on homeowners insurance.
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life coach is ere to help us out and vanessa is going to
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beetaking your phone calls in a few minutes. good morning, anessa. >> good morning, megan. >> this is a lot that people are dealing with right now. you're used to doing your oww thing and taking the kids and letting them come to. >> how do you mannge it all. >> ww are all kind of on the same boat here. it's a struggle for everybody. we fall behind ann overrhelmed there's three decisions that people need to make to kind of time. first is ssmething that 90% of us low. and it's really prioritizing your health, particularly if you're the mom or the care giver. you got to make sure that you take care of yourself first. when we're tired and sluggish, we wastt so much time.ú the healthier version of youu the megan that is drinking 8 to 10 glasses of water, and exercising regulaaly, that megan is able to move and make decisions qqucker. that is the ffrst thing, taking
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care of and prioritizing yourself. >> a lot of people would say i3 would love to get that much how do you put that into your sccedule? ú% one oo things i show people is that you got toosay no before you say yes. a ot of times our schedules are filled with activities that really do not matt ae matter a o us. what are the op three most important things in my life. part of it that could be taking care of my health, or spending time wwth my family and starting that ssde business. once you decide what those prioriiies are, then you start to make decisions with your time. you go to decide, no, not doing that. >> like watching jersey shores. >> you i can take that out of my schedule. >> yes. >> it's like empty calories of time or you fill it with something that is meaningful. it becomes a decision at the end of the ay. >> great advice and you have so
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mucc more. you aae going to be helping some of our callers who really need you out theree so we're going to be taking your calls after the break. if you have a question about time mmnagement, the lines are open at (410)481-4545. you can send us a tweet at fox baatimore or even go
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we are back ith life designedesigner vanessa, she isg calls for our take action thursday. if you have questions about time management, our phone lines are opee ought (410)481-4545. you can seed us a tweet at fox baltimoreeor go o our facebook ppge. we're going to start there this morning where gale has written in already this morning. she says, how do you get the
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motivated to be on ime? >> it's a fantastic question, because motivation is all abouu incentive, for gale, if you're thinkinn about your kids, what is it that incents them and motivates them naturally and then tie that into time. there's a reward for being on time. it has to be in line with what motivates that child, evvry child is different. it's less of the discipline ann more about he reward at the end of the day. >> tiffany wrote in and said i'm a single parenn of a 10 and a 12 years old, i'm having a ard time with getting up wiih them in the morning with an alarm clock. i don't know how they do it, but they sleep straight through at large.ú >> the first questionnbecomes, what time are theyygoing to bed? we want to ask that question first, because obviously, if they're going to bed later, they're going to get up later, and 2, it becomes an issue of incentive. howwdo you inccnt yyur child to be able to get up and eerly and be ready to go.
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sometimes going to class is not an incentive. and set something differenn. ú% hat routine is so important and getting them and getting them up, too. >> early to bed, early too rise. >> thank you so much. hopefully thatthelped people out there this morning. ú% thank you. coming up in our 8:00 hour. he haa got two sons in the nfl, but we're interested in what he thinks about ballimore. how archiiemanning feels about this year's
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now on fox 45 morriig news. it's still too close to call. ú%> the votes that still need to
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be counted to decide baltimore's general attorney race. -p what started this man's tirade. %-the incredibleevideo of a dog that is probably better at dancing than most people. good morning, taking a live look at theecapital building where the sun is up might see some rainshowers out thhre. -e will check ii with steve ii just a second anddsee what we can expect there and here. welcome to fox 45 morning ews. ttday is thursday, september 16th. i'm megan giililand. patrice harris has the morning off but steve is here with us, and he has got a look at the weather. we have been talking about some rain but not a lot. >> not a lot, and we get some
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rain it will be in the 100 an inch category. this is our bbst channe in the next several days to gettrain. >> need it, and all of the farmers crossing their fingers. >> it's not goinggto be a great chance but a chance..3 right now mostly cloudy and some places partly cloudy. 54 degrees for starting temperature at bus stop if you're heading there. 56 degrees for the temperature in baltimore, 68 in d.c. but a cooler in hagerstown and oakland at 56 and 59. look for more clouds increase through the affernoon a that he %-a forgotten tal!! frontal bbuú i say hopefflly because all of that moisture brings it north and east. that is a couple of other things that ww will both enjoy and maybe not. we will take a look at the rest of thh weekend forecast because i definitely think that all alike in a few minutes. lauren has the traffic edge. >> reporter: thank you, steve.
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if you are traveling on the marcharrisburg expressway, you e dealing with aalot of cars. traffii will be jammed from padonia road as you make your way down to the beltway. we are dealing with a bit of congestion moving through the whitemarsh area. as we check innand take a live look here, the southbound lanes are going to be slow. -ou're loooing at a 15-minnteú ride, with an average speed at 23 milessper hour of the expect the beltway from 85 to 83. that will take you 26 minutes. there you're looking at an average speed of 23 miles per hour. no relief as we head west from 795 to 95. we'reelooking at a 17-minute ú%ive wwih an average sseed of 550 miles per hour. back to you. right now challenging gregg bernstein is head, but two days after the polls close, the baltimore state attorney's raae
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the count begins today for more 2000 absentee allots and that could change things. >> reporter: good morning, megan and good morning, -verybody. the 15 year incumbent pat -essamy is down 1300 votes. but ttere's still 2,000 absentee vooes to be counted that is why ú%body is ssying who the actual winner is yet..3 they're close eg closer to 3600s that were requested by democrats, those were sent out and 2100 were returned. bernstein says he grees wiih the final results but he is not claiming victory yet. the jjssamy camp is not conceding. someeare questioning the the accuracy of the vote. 97% of the precincts were counted and they're wondering
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why that is. election officials ay why that is. >> it could be human error, they leave them inna polling place, and put them in a supply bag. we have ch challenges on out the and that is why the process is not complete until we get to the 100% mark.3 >> reporter: this ii by far the most serious challenge that jessamy has ha had since see bee the baltimore attorney. the county begin counting beging in just a couple of hours. some are complaining how long this is taking. teccnically the board ofú elections has until wednesday to certify the election results. there's time to make sure that the final count is done and the winner is known.
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fox 45 morning news. we do have a winner in the ú%ght democratic race for county councilman kevin kamenetz has secured the nomination with 52% of theevotes. congressman joe bartenfelder has conceded the race with 54% of the vote. at the campaign headquarters and ú% i reaah ouu to everyone in baltimore county to heal our divisions ann join together because oncc again, i believe united. >> kamenetz will face former republican sttte delegatt ken holt in november's general election. forrthe cannidates it was a %-waittd on slow returns.as they election officials ay it wass3 humannrrhuman error part of the.
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the issue was eventually fixed. stay with fox 45 more thee3 latest election on the ovember election. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2010 icon in the news features seetion. ,3 ww have new information aboot a fatal crash that illed three people in prince george's county. police say around midnighttan ambulance and an suv crashed on when the suv was speeding down theeroad in the wrong direction. the ambulance swerved to avoid it. the three people in the suv were pronounced dead at the sccne there. ambulance pptient's compartment was ttrr oof. luckily the only people in the the prince george's county fire department. they were aken to the hospital.
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first on fox, worms and we are not talking about the gummy kknd. gift store in ne of baltimore's most renowned hospitals. 14-year-old scarlet jefferson went to the outpatient center for a routine exam. she purchased mini reese's cups from the gift store.ú she ate one and that is it. >> here were holes insideeof the top of the reese's cup and there were worms coming out on the ttp swirling around and %-my brother opened up the 3rd3. one and lookee in the 3rd one and there were wormm in that one, too. >> hopkins says it has removed theecandy from its shop and the hershey company released this statement saying it's beenn ur3 -xperience that infestation typicallyyoccurs duriig distribution or storage after produccs leave our connrol.
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scarlet was diagnosed with food poisoning. her father has hired an attorney to look into the incident. a book says what obama not good. -he is not too happy with being america's first lady. she asked mrs. obama what she thought about her position as the wife of the president. obama reportedly replled, don't, it's hell. i can't stand it. the conversation happened during an official visit by the frencc president last march. new season, now judges, and a new way to audition for american idol. in celebration of the show's 10th season, idol has partnered with my space to revelrevolutionize the show's audition process. idol hopefuls can submit an audition video exclusively online. the contestants must be between the ages of 15 and 28. ann submit a video no longer
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than 50 seconds in link. a select number of online hopefulsswill get that golden ticket to hollywood. coming up, sit, stay, stand. ♪ >> i love it, we show you the >> aad i'm emil emily gracie hag ú%t along i-95, the fort mchenry tunnel is filled with
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it's the light at the end of the tunnel. you can run or walk in the second annual fort mchenry tunnell5k and it benefits the special olympics maryland. meteorologist emily gracie is live with the detaill in this morning's hhmetown hot spot.
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took off running toward the -unnel. howwwas it. >> reporter: i have nothiig on you, megan, i know you you're the 18 minute, 5k girl. take a look at fort mack henry y tunnel filled with trash and this is what we typically see. oo sunday you will have runners and walkers. the special olympics is where3 the proceeds are going from this. >> we have a year-round organization operating in every county in the state of maryland, offering serviies. >> reporter: you are doong the race, are you lookinn forward to it? >> it should be a nice turn out. great weather expected and we really, offer a big thanks for putting this on. >> reporter: absslutely..3 and desmond one of the special
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olympics. %-tunnel race, not this sunday,e is a little busy. you can come out here and enjoy tte race this sunday. it looks like it will be a huge -urn out. the fort mchenry tunnel is going on sunday at 9:00 a.m. for more innormation log t on to foxbbltiiore.com/morning. it looks like gorgeous weather. 72 degrees rrn time. excuses not to get out here. i know beeter than to challenge megan, but i will challenge you to the 5k run. >> really? p> i hear megan? >> well, okay. i may have to think about hat. ú% i have a bbcycle. here is whattisshappening as i move right along. temperatures re going to be
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ú%imbing inno thee80s, i feel3 like my back is against the wall.3 all right, take a look. we're looking at a dry scaa right now. we could be seeing some showers a little bit laterrso let's3 focus on that. here is what we as far as the ú%rrent temperatures, the clouds increase, winds out of the northeast at ssx miles per hour and 59 is the dew point. 69 degrees in d.c. ask 68 in salisbury. warmer to the south and ast and then you sse the cooler 67 up in hagerstown, up in oakland at 59 degrees. as we see the high pressuue moving offshore. that is where the nice weather is the last coople of days with all of the sunssine. a more southerly flow bringing you more moisture and the winds will be picking up as we move through the day as the high and low ppessure center is providing -- it's actually increin increae wind but the biggest need herr is the rain. you see the green indicating some rain moving nto the western part of the state by later in the afternoon innthe western counties. maybe we see some in the central
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counties, too, but it looks like most of it stays north. can you use it across the state. that will come later tonight, it the boundary pushes through aad this one may be weakening, that gettingga whole lot out of this3 rain. we get moreemoisture and getting more bin behind it.3 sunny skies and temperatures near 80 degrees as we get intoú friday, saturddy and sunday. tropical storm karl out there. 52 miles per an hour winds, gusting to 53. moviig toward the eastern sidd of mexico as a category 1 hurrrcane.3 maybe, not going o affect thh u.s. coastline and either will hurricane igor which we have been watching, a major hurricane winds and the little dot as it tracks further oward the nortt -nd east -- north and west it's going to move real close to bermuda. this is over the bermuda the
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the fooks have a lot to be concerned about while we will have get strong waves arouud at home at ocean city for he weee. julia is another hurricane to lookkat. cacatergory ii.3 ú%very active hurricane season. julia well out in the atlanticor ocean and not affect the u.s. coastline at all. it may affect bermuda which will be ggod news. igor will be enough to deal with. 15-20-mile-an-hour winds gusting to 30. you will be mostly sunny in the eastern shore, they will hold3 off for any shower chances late maybe afternoon anddevening showers here at the central part we will be breezyy too and the clouds continue to increase and when the shower chances increase tto, the western part of maryland, 75 degrees for the high, a 5-15-mile-an--our wind. evening showers or even thunder possible, not seeing nothing severe, 66 degrees for the
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overnight low. 10-20-mill-an-hour wind. any rain we get will be in the neighborhood oo 100 of an inch of rain and not nearly enough.3 we have a chance for the next several days to see any. 80 on saturday, 82 on sunday so a real nice weekend. 77 on monday and 80 degrees on tuesday, we wrap it up with 85 on thursdayywith thh sunny skies. let's chhck in with lauren cooke who has the traffic edge. lauren. >> reporter: thank you, steve. you do want to expect throw -- w speeds along tte harrisburg expressway. youuwwnt to watch out for a down industry that has shutdown the road, you can stick with falls road or evvns as an alternate route. %-beltway, here is a live look t the liberty road. with speeds clocking in along the ooter loop. congestion as we make our way ú%ward the parkville area. it's goiig to be a slow ride as
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you make your way to prooidence ú%ad. the volume will continue as we hop off to 95. a 17-minute ride and for thosee3 of you traveling through the tunnels, we''e dealing way disabled car moving through the tubes..3 for those of you on route 100 dd expect delays traveling westbound on route 295. that's the traffic edge report. megan, back to you. thank you, lauren. coming up he knows football, nfl legend archie mannings predictions for the ravens season. >> [bleep], [bleepp people react when they get a ú%cket, not when they give one. what set this meter man
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> a florida parkiig enforcement agent admits to losing his temper with a motorist.ú and the whole thing was ccught on camera. >> shove it up your [bleep] >> i have it on video. >> i could give a dam less bloap i don't give a [bleep], a guy like you should be out of here. yeah i lost my temper. see what that says, you don't even know what that means. >> reporter:: this is 68 ears old bar barry shore. he used to volunteer as a parking enforcement officer, until this video got out on del rey beach. >> it'ssbad for the people andú people that come to on vacation and certainly bad for people who com-- that just moved here. >> reporter: andrea goes to workout on the beach and she
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parks her car. %-parring attendant is giving ma ticket. i went, hey, buddy wait second..3 i don't have quarters. i didn't even know if we were stayinn or going.3ú >> reporter: annrea says she -as out of the car for 30 seconds and all of a sudden she gts gets a ticket for being at n expired meter. she says this isn't fair but3 wants peace and doesn't make a big deal. obviously the story doosn't end there. >> i don't give a [bleep]. >> reporter: andrea claims that barry followed her and harassed her. even though sheeadmits that barry ttok back the tickettandú never issued it. several hourr later, andrea's husband goes to look for the parking ennorceeent officer. >> according to my wife, were harassing her and there were witnesses to this. during her ccnveesation i said i'm going to get your job. >> reporter: ddring the video ú%lling he finds barry shhre.3 >> i don't know what the wood
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ssoppmeans. i wasn't sure [ laughter ] i've inne never heard that befo. >> reporrer: andrea's husband wants to press charges. the fammly has an attorney.g and >> we are goinggto put the city on notice. they need to be aware of who is working for them. >> reporter: but barry shore has this side as t to the story. >> i lot my temper. i told him, he was tauntinn me. you didn't see that part of the viddo of him sitting in the car taunting me and i should have walked away, you know hindsight, but i didn't walk away. >> reporter: you told me that you enjoyed doing this volunteer work and housand tha now that . >> correct. i handed in my resignation. >> reporter: hat would you like to say toothem n if this s all you have to do with your life i feel sorry. coming up celebrate heritage, a sneak peek at all of
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the sites and sounds of the baltimore county aarican-american fessival. he has raised two football stars and he is a legend
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day he is the father of two super bowl mvps, so who better to ask about predictions for the upccming season than archie. cannon usa is makiig the super %-with us.d available to talk
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>> i want to cut through he chaae with you. are the ravens going to the super bowl this year? do we have thht team.ú >> i tell you what, they got a mighty football team. i'm a big john harbaugg fan. they got outstanding players. theyyhave always been good on defense with ray lewis and company, ed rrid ggod new orleans boy. joe flacco has developed. they are going to be a mighty3 good football teamm >> everybody is still worriid about our secondary, though. >> everyone worriis aboot their secondary because itts a passing game. they just aren't too many shutdown secondariee out there. it's difficult to have a great second with all of tte pass -- secondary going on and all of the formaaions that they do. the best secondary is the past
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relations and the ravens are pretty good at that. >> ww are planninn to make it to the super bbwl. when you got football, how are %-great year and how is watching football for you? >> well, weego tt some games. we don't go every week. some days, they're playing at ú%e ame time, so you know, i've gadgets where i can splii the screen and watch them both. they give us a lot of joy. i get nervous sometimes. you mentiined week two they played each other. that is not a fun time. it happpned four years agoment we kind of just get through this healthy and moves n tt the next game. >> let's talk aboot the supee bowl again. everybody wants to go to the super bowl. the raven are going to be there, but the fans want to be there, too. you have a program where they can get there? >> patrice, this is the 5th year that i have been associated with the cannon in thh pro
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football hall of fame.ú and why do you football challenge, we merely just encourage people to send in their favorite youth football footophotos. you got until december first to do that. it's a wonderful contest, you got a team division feature. ú%%-trip to the super bowl ina dallas, next year, aatrip tole hall of ame enshiernment ceremony. it's been a popular contest for years. enter by going to www.usa.cannon.com. >> archie, thank yyu for joinin% >> thanks, patrice, thankk for having me. >> you're welcomee you are watching fox 45 mooning news, all local all
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today..3 >> we're temperature less in baltimore. there's no temperatures goong on the map. i can tell you it's 67 degrees there. you must be feelingggiggly there. 57 in hagerstown, 59 in oakland and the temperatures will be warming up more today into the miid80s for most. cooler out to the west where there will be more cloud cover building earlierrand a betterr3 we are hoping that the raa the m will bring us rainfall. thunderstorm would come later in the afternoon probably more so %-night.vening or later at the winds will be gusty, too. we willltake aalook at the weekend to come and what is happening on the tropics in just a bii. right now here is lauren cooke. >> reporter: thank you, sseve. do want to expecc slow speeds this morning on the harrisburg exprrssway on the southbound %-fortunately we're dealing with
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congestion on the northeast corridor of 95 as we check ii of 695. you can see the southbound lanee youuare looking at a 12-minnte ride to the beltwwy. %-from 95 to 83.continue if you're looking at a 27-minute riie with an average speed of 22 miles per hour. - little bit of relief, from 795, that ssretcc will take you %-there ou're looking at an average of 22 miles per hour. that's the traffic edge report. megan, back to you. here are the stories we are following thhs morning. a fatal crash that killed three peopll in prince george's county.3 police say it haapened around suv crashed on marlboro pike in forestville when the suv was speeding down the road in the wrong direction. the ambulance swerved to avoid it, but the suv side swiped the
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ambblance before crashing into the a brick door. the thrre people in the suv were from announced dead. the patient compartment was torn off. luckily twoopeople inside of th3 ambulanne were two members of the prince george's fire %-smithh downtown at the boartdf elections where the absentee votes will start to be counted. beenstein leads pat jjssamy. there's 2100 absentee votes to be counted and that ill start -oday. actually it's closer to 3600 democrats that wanted the absentee ballots so the number could bb hhgher. anyway, it was within that margin that could change whh was on top. there's a question as to why people haven't had time to ount these, three of the pres press s
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hadn't reporttd yesterray. starbuuks is putting the tall drink sizes back on the boardd starbucks says thh original cussomer request for a simpler menu. celebrate african-american culture. the baltimore county african-american festival is karen from the festival join us this morning with more. good morning, karen horks are he you. >> good morning. >> this haa become a tradition. >> this yeer we're oing to have in the children's area charles smith from the grove trotters -- groab trotters. >> we have had him on the show. >> and we will have the health and wellness. we will have the mor mortgageesn
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hand and someone to deal with the tenant renters for apartment complexes. >> definitely a lot of help for people and there's entertainment there as well and food and all kinds of stuff. tell us about that. that's the part that everybbdyú >> ww did a baltimore idol this year, where we have people that -- oh, my goodness. >> they're dding performances. >> yes, we will have tiaadouglas who won baltimore idol. >> eople love hat. >> i think some of our viewers interested in that. the festival when you hear the festival, the food is the issue. >> nd we have all kinds of funnel cakes and soul food, there. barbeque. >> tell us when it's going too3 >> it's going to be this weekend. 10 to 6:00 on saturday.
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it'ssfree all ay, free parking. it's just a big, big festivvl -oing on. >> it will be a lot of fun, karen, thank you very much. hopefully people will ccme out. %--eather for you, too.good >> thank you, steve. >> thank you, karen. for more information check outtfoxbaltimore.com/morning. coming uppdancing has gone to the dogs. ♪ ♪ >> i can't wait to see this. about this incredible salsa danccr. 8:37 is the time. you are watching fox 45 morning
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but hurry - offer ends march 31st ! s. we're hoping that the radar scan doesn't ren main that way. we node we need in rain and we may get some with the help of a front. we do expect the winds to pick up as well as the low pressurr moves in where the high preessre wass 78 relative humidity, thht is going to pickkup a little bit and so oes the dew point before we start to see any rain around here..3 69 degrees is where we begin at washington d.c. 68 degrees in salisburyy then we got 67, coollr in north and west and oakland is at 59. here is the help we hope to get. the low pressure center that is bbinging us some rain chances as we get more moisture streaming up from the south arrund high presssre and around the low pressure center. the winds will be picking p behind the low pressure cenner and the low as we get into the afternoon hours. the west gets the best chance of some showers. as you can see expected there at around 3 or 4:00 this afternoon.
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then we get into the evening hours and the nighttime hours north central part oo the state, hopefully. it could involve the orth part of the staae. watch the moisture.ú it movee up to the north and east. we hope it stays more where we are here anddbrings us more rainfall. we are lookkng at hundredssof an inch of rain nd we could use more. high pressure builds in after that. the next front comes on sunday buttthat won't be be bringing us any rain. the high pressure will bring us a nice lookkng weekend, though. down toward the bay of campeche and headed toward the eastern shore of mexico,,not looking so winds with tropical storm karl it definitely means problems there as it moves in as a catergory ii hurricane as it moves into the warmer air andd3 strengthens more. we are keeping an eye on hurricane igor, it will be a whole lot worse for s but it's3 not coming our way and not far
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enough to the west. it's, however, see that point3 there, that is bermuda aad watch as we gee closer, you will see there it is, moving through this weekend.ú so that area objec obviously geg braced for direct impact of hurricaneeigor. it will be rip sides that will be stronger and waves and that is aaout it for us. hurricane julia is a 140-mile-an-hour winds, but this one expected not to bear the eastern part of the u.s. but bermuda will be far off that point. they will haveeenough to deal with igor. this is the very aative part of tropical storm season. winds gusting to 30, we do expect the clouds to increase later in the day nd shower chances later today. 87 degrees or the cennral part of the state where we get a chance of a shower for late afternoon or evening. it will be breezy as well. back to the west, the best chance of seeing rain, will be
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there, 75 degrees for the hhgh so a little cooler as the rain comes in earlier..3 tooight 66 degrees, won't rule out an evening or thunderstorm. couunot expecting a whole lot fr 80 degrees. looking like a nice afternoon. and 80 and 82 with aalot of -unshine, 77 and sunny on monday..3 80 and 85 for the tuesday and wednesday still with plenty of sunn let's he is what is happening on thh roadways with -- let's see what is happpning on he roadways wwth lauren cookee lauren. reporter: thank you, steve.ú we are dealing with several accideets trouble on the harrisburg expressway. it will be slow as you make the push toward thh beltway. there's another accident at harford county on 95 that you wwnt to watch out for. it's right along the southbound lanes at oute 155 in the area. do expect slow speeds as you make your way to wheat whitemar. -s you checkkin and take a live look, it's going to be a slow ride, you're looking at a
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12-minute trip from whitemarsh as we hop on to he beltway, here is a look at the parkville area. we are dealing with a bittof congestion along thh outer loop at harford road. it will remain slow as we make the push toward the providence road..3 here at liberty road, ou will notice not as much congession along the outer loops. but you're still looking at a 15-minute trip from 795 to 95..3 we are dealing with another accident that you want to watch out for aaong the westbound lanes of route 100 there at routt 299. that's your traffic edge report. megan, back to you. thanks, lauren. coming up ggt great meea for half the price. how you can get your hands on a dining deal. ♪ ♪ and later anything you can do this dog can do better ♪ ♪ we shhw you the incredibbeú salsa dancing dog. 8:44
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